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sifu@sifu-MS-7845:~$ sudo su
[sudo] password for sifu:
root@sifu-MS-7845:/home/sifu# cd /home/sifu/Downloads/roccat-tools-0.21.0
root@sifu-MS-7845:/home/sifu/Downloads/roccat-tools-0.21.0# mkdir build
root@sifu-MS-7845:/home/sifu/Downloads/roccat-tools-0.21.0# cd build
root@sifu-MS-7845:/home/sifu/Downloads/roccat-tools-0.21.0/build# cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX="/usr"
CMake Error: The source directory "/home/sifu/Downloads/roccat-tools-0.21.0/build" does not appear to contain CMakeLists.txt.
Specify --help for usage, or press the help button on the CMake GUI.
make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.
root@sifu-MS-7845:/home/sifu/Downloads/roccat-tools-0.21.0/build# sudo make install
make: *** No rule to make target `install'. Stop.
I downloaded a new tarball but went ahead and tried to install the old roccat-tools-0.21.0 file...only because I was not able to delete the old version of the file, even when using sudo remove, what's up with that??? I was not sure if I should try to proceed with the newly downloaded file as the older file seems to have it's "hooks" into my Black Opal OS.
How can I or should I even remove it??? Betwixt and between!
do not use root user for building software. Also do not sudo as root, it has no any meaning. I have no idea what did you do, so I do not know how to clean up your box.
Please try to learn some basics of linux and bash. http://www.linux.org/forums/beginner-tutorials.53/
It seems to me that Black Opal Linux is an Ubuntu based distribution. Therefore I recommend not to install the driver from source, but to use the PPA for Ubuntu, that is mentioned in the driver manual.
sifu@sifu-MS-7845:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:berfenger/roccat
[sudo] password for sifu:
You are about to add the following PPA to your system:
This repository contains binary packages for the Roccat tools and kernel modules by Stefan Achatz.
This tools and kernel modules provide the same functionality as the Windows drivers plus some extras described in this link with the token [a]: http://roccat.sourceforge.net/general.html#id512433
The package "roccat-kmod-dkms" is required if your kernel version does not support your device or if you want to use the latest module version (recommended).
The following table clarifies whether the package "roccat-kmod-dkms" is required or recommended for your device.
After installing the package "roccat-tools", you have to add every user you want to be able to use the roccat tools to the group "roccat". It can be done in the system settings menu or by typing in a terminal:
$ sudo adduser username roccat
More info: https://launchpad.net/~berfenger/+archive/roccat
Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it
Executing: gpg --ignore-time-conflict --no-options --no-default-keyring --secret-keyring /tmp/tmp.H6UN4HtQgC --trustdb-name /etc/apt/trustdb.gpg --keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg --primary-keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80/ --recv 5D054E476136596909E1563FE671B39AF038E545
gpg: requesting key F038E545 from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com
gpg: key F038E545: "Launchpad PPA for Arturo Casal" not changed
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg: unchanged: 1
Is this correct? I have not closed the terminal yet.
sifu@sifu-MS-7845:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ppa:berfenger/realtek
[sudo] password for sifu:
Cannot access PPA (https://launchpad.net/api/1.0/~ppa/+archive/ppa) to get PPA information, please check your internet connection.
I don't think there is a problem on my end of the connection as I have tried twice to download from LaunchPad, with no success. I can go everywhere else on the web with no problem. My connection was down earlier in the day, perhaps they are having web service issues now!?
Sorry, I don't use Ubuntu, so I can't help with problems regarding the usage of PPAs. If it keeps not working for a few days I would recommend to ask on the Ubuntu forum about that or to contact Arturo Casal, contact info can be found on that Launchpad site.